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Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D. Selected As Director Of Faculty Advancement For University Of North Carolina (UNC) School Of Medicine’s (SOM) Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development (FALD)

April 7, 2023

Congratulations to Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pathology, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for being selected to serve as the Director of Faculty Advancement for the UNC SOM’s FALD. Dr. Taylor will develop and disseminate resources pertaining to Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT), serve as an APT liaison between … Read more

Doctorate Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Student, Mairead Heavey, Receives 2023 Feng Liu Award From The University Of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Division Of Pharmacoengineering And Molecular Pharmaceutics (DPMP)

March 22, 2023

Congratulations to Mairead Heavey, a Ph.D. student, who received a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University at Buffalo, a member of Dr. Nguyen’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2023 Feng Liu Award from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s DPMP. This award is given to a UNC DPMP student who … Read more

Lab Manager/Research Associate, Rebekah Sanchez-Hodge, Receives UNC School of Medicine (SOM) Staff Professional Development Grant

March 8, 2023

Congratulations to Rebekah Sanchez-Hodge, Lab Manager/Research Associate in the Schisler Lab, for recently receiving a UNC SOM staff professional development grant for Spring 2023. This pilot program grant provides funds to support the professional development of SOM staff members. Becky will also attend the Laboratory Animal Management Association’s (LAMA) 39th Annual Meeting in Clearwater, Florida.

Jimena Giudice, Ph.D. Receives Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award From The National Science Foundation (NSF)

March 8, 2023

Congratulations to Jimena Giudice, Ph.D., a MHI member and Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, for the receipt of CAREER award from the NSF. The grant, titled, “Mechanotransduction, transcription, and alternative splicing in cell biology”, is a 5-year grant, starting April 1, 2023. CAREER is a foundation-wide activity that offers the NSF’s most … Read more

Janet Rubin, M.D. And Maya Styner, M.D. Recognized As Exceptional Women Scientists In Experimental Biology and Medicine

February 20, 2023

Congratulations to Janet Rubin, M.D., Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism; Joint Professor, Pediatrics and Pharmacology; Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering, and Maya Styner, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, for being recognized as exceptional women scientists in Volume … Read more

Edward Moreira Bahnson, Ph.D. Appointed To The Editorial Board Of Atherosclerosis

February 20, 2023

Congratulations to Edward Moreira Bahnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology, Center for Nanotechnology, for recently being appointed to the Editorial Board Of Atherosclerosis, the official journal of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS), affiliated with the International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS). Dr. Bahnson will serve as an Editorial Board member through 2025. Atherosclerosis covers basic … Read more

The Polacheck Lab Publishes Vascular Malformation-On-Chip Model For Drug Screening In Science Advances

February 20, 2023

Congratulations to the Lab of William Polacheck, Ph.D., an MHI member and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Member, Cell Biology and Physiology Curriculum, UNC Medicine; Member, Comparative Medicine Institute, NCSU, for publishing vascular malformation-on-chip model for drug screening in Science Advances.         For this manuscript, titled “Microphysiological model of PIK3CA-driven vascular malformations … Read more